The Shaker Museum is just one of the many things to do and places to visit when you are vacationing in the Auburn, Kentucky area. Also found close to the small and very historical town of Auburn, KY there are sites of Civil War significance, Genealogical libraries and resources and various other areas of interest for those who love to learn and be outdoors. The best part about this area is that Auburn and surrounding towns are so small and family friendly that no matter which Auburn Bed and Breakfast you decide to stay in, you won't be far from any of the attractions in the area.
The Shaker Museum
850 Shaker Museum Road
South Union, KY 42283
Time travel feels possible as you step into this little corner of United States history. The Shaker Museum offers a piece of history that many people may either overlook, or know nothing about. The tour prices are inexpensive at only $4 for children ages 6 to 12 and $8 for anyone above age 12. This historical village and museum can offer you a chance to peek into the little-known Shaker culture. The Shakers were only in the area for a little over 100 years, dying out around 1922. They believed in the simple life and lived it implicitly. Visit this interesting and educational museum and village for a unique historical experience.
Jackson's Orchard & Nursery Inc.
1280 Slim Island Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Orchards and Nurseries are abundant in this area. Jackson's Orchard & Nursery Inc. is just a short 30-minute drive from any Auburn Inn. This Orchard has been in the same family since 1969 and trees have been growing here for around 70 years. Opening for the season around the middle of April each year, this orchard offers apples, peaches, preserves, butters, dressings, mixes, relishes and recipes for every occasion. You can pick your own apples from Labor Day through mid October, and it easy for people of any age and experience to do. During the spring season, the orchard offers vegetable and other plants and seeds that are easy to plant and grow at your home, and are easily transportable for vacationers. In addition to the fresh fruits, seasonal vegetables are also available. Come and pick your own apples, or if you have less time, buy from their fresh selection of fruits. Weekends in October offer activities during the annual Pumpkin Fest.
Russell Sims Aquatic Center
2303 Tomblinson Way
Bowling Green, KY 42101-4419
Known as the largest water playground in South Central Kentucky, this fun and exciting water park offers fun for the whole family during the hot summer months. Located just a short 20 minute drive from most Auburn Bed and Breakfast locations, you can enjoy a full day here, or stay for just a few hours. There are activities for all ages, and all of the pools and rides offer a zero depth entry so that you can better keep track of your little ones. Visit any of these Auburn attractions for a fun experience.